“If I can be a part of an organization that helps people heal and find peace, then the end of my service is not the end. I’m just serving in a new way now.”
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WHAT'S NEW AT WWP
Wreath-Laying Tribute Connects Veteran Community During the Holidays
Even during the joy of the holiday season, many veterans’ families are coping with a painful void from the loss of a loved one -- a hero, who made the ultimate sacrifice. The empty seat at their dinner table is the heavy reminder they face every year. It is during the difficult holiday hustle and bustle that loved ones come together to remember, honor, and teach; the powerful mission that drives National Wreaths Across America Day. With more than 2,500 participating locations, this annual wreath-laying tribute honors the brave servicemen and women who gave their lives for their country.Read More
Helping During the Holidays: Support Companies that Honor Wounded Warriors
When shopping this holiday season, here are several ways you can support organizations that are giving back to Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) warriors and their families:Read More
Stream to Serve Community Raises Record Amount for Injured Veterans During Warrior Week
The second annual Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) Warrior Week livestreaming charity event started with a jelly bean and ended with a record-setting response.Read More
HillVets and Wounded Warrior Project Announce Fellowship Selection
WASHINGTON, DC (Dec. 8, 2021) – Today the HillVets Foundation and Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) announced U.S. Navy veteran Kirsten Laha-Walsh as the recipient of the inaugural HillVets-WWP Fellowship.
“Kirsten Laha-Walsh is the perfect choice to be the first HillVets-Wounded Warrior Project Fellow. As a Navy veteran and caregiver for her retired Marine Corps spouse and Purple Heart recipient, she has a passion for empowering and supporting wounded veterans,” said HillVets Foundation Executive Director Betty Rhoades. “Kirsten just completed the HillVets LEAD program as part of Cohort 6, and we are so proud that she has chosen to continue her public policy and advocacy training. We’re humbled that she has put her trust in HillVets and Wounded Warrior Project, and we know she will make a big impact on the military-connected community.”Read More
Guaranteed Rate Supports Wounded Warrior Project with Multimillion-Dollar Donation
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Dec. 6, 2021) – Guaranteed Rate, a retail mortgage lending and digital financial services company, partnered with Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) and two other charities during its first Mental Health Week to support nonprofits focused on mental health. Through donations from its employees and supporters, Guaranteed Rate raised $1,850,769 to support WWP’s free mental health programs available to injured veterans and their families.Read More
“There are so many wounded veterans out there who need help and support. The more people who help, the more motivated I get to be a better person.”